Have the best summer of your life by working at a summer camp. You will get to create lifelong memories for yourself and campers. Build your resume while having the most fun you’ve ever had. Hone your leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. Located about 1.5 hours north of the Twin Cities, our beautiful campus is on a lake and offers many options for art, creativity, and adventure.

One Heartland offers life-changing camp experiences for youth facing social isolation, intolerance or health challenges. Noone is turned away because of an inability to pay. Populations of camps include youth affected or infected by HIV/AIDS, youth identifying at LGBTQ+, and youth living in transitional housing. Don’t spend your summer at the copier machine or coffee maker, instead, be outside and help create positive change for yourself and others! Activities include: arts and crafts, archery, canoeing, field sports, camp fires, camp outs, evening programs, nightly reflections and so much more—help to plan, prepare, and implement all these summer programs while making an impact.

Meet other passionate college aged students from around the country. Learn and grow from others diversity and cultural upbringing.

For-credit internship are available upon request.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Under the supervision of the national camp director, program coordinator, and summer leadership team this seasonal, full-time position will have the responsibility of bringing an accepting and fun environment to camp. Program volunteers are more than camp counselors; they are the heart of the participants’ experience. Summer staff will lead daily activities for the entire camp as well as for their cabin. They will also help set up and take down props for activities and will be role models for our participants.

  • A desire to work with children and young people
  • A passionate commitment to One Heartland’s mission and vision especially for the communities we serve at One Heartland
  • Positive, creative, outgoing, friendly demeanor
  • Compassionate and open-minded especially for the communities we serve at One Heartland
  • Hard-working and able to work in a team setting

Organization Details

One Heartland Inc. 26001 Heinz Rd Willow River, Minnesota 55795 Website

Number of Position Openings: 40

How to Apply

Please apply online.

Application Deadline: May 25, 2019

Apply Online


Allison Jones allison@oneheartland.org